Useful links for parents and teachers.

GENERAL – ALL SUBJECT AREAS

ENGLISH
Read, Write, Think– Create Trump Cards, Poems, Letters plus many more
Storyberries – Online Books 
Storyline Online – Movie Stars reading book
EPIC! – Digital library for kids under 12
Phonics Websites and Apps
Starfall – English Language Development focusing on Literacy
Literactive – reading and phonics for early years pupils
International Children’s Digital Library
British Council – Learn English Kids – literacy activities
ICT Games – literacy games
NY Library “On-Lion” for Kids
Cbeebies – activities for early learning years
Writing Fun – interactive writing website
Rivet – reading practice
Oxford Owl – reading practice
Alphablocks Phonics 
Soundcloud – Lots of free audio books
TYPING
https://www.typing.com/   Free online typing tutoring site without frills
https://www.nessy.com/uk/ Nessy Fingers have a free log in for a few weeks like Twinkl for Covid 19

CODING
https://blockly.games/   Level coding games
https://code.org/learn   Leveled coding games for all ages of children and interests Run Marco, Kodable and Star Wars are particularly good

GAEILGE
TG4 – Cúla 4 – programmes, competitions and gallery / cláracha, comórtas agus gailearaí 
Focal – online Irish dictionary / foclóir Gaeilge ar líne
https://seideansi.ie/ Interactive Irish site
http://robo.ie/  Interactive Irish stories
MATHS
Maths Week Ireland – International Day of Mathematics (Pi Day 3.14) 14th March 2020 – Lots of free resources and games
Maths is Fun – basic Maths skills
Cool Math 4 Kids – wide range of activities for all ages
ICT Games – numeracy games
IXL Maths – activities for JI to 6th under all Maths areas
Teaching Tables – interactive website dedicated to tables
Sums Online – numeracy activities ​
HISTORY
Ask About Ireland – facts about Ireland, readings from museums
Irish History Links – dedicated Irish History website
National Museum of Ireland

GEOGRAPHY
National Geographic Kids– resources for natural environment
Kids Geo – information on a wide range of Geography topics
DLTK Kids – countries and culture activities
Fact Monster – see world facts section & areas such as Science & Maths also

MUSIC
Dabbledoo Music – fun and easy music lessons
Classics for kids – classical music website for children
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – orchestra instruments
San Francisco Symphony Kids – instruments & make your own music
Sphinx Kids– learn about the orchestra &  play interactive games
The Karaoke Channel – songs to sing along to
The-North-Pole.com – sing along Christmas carols
SCIENCE
Science Foundation Ireland
WOW Science – excellent free activities, experiments, games and videos
Primary Science – interactive activities based on curricular areas
Science Kids – Science and Technology for kids
Science Bob – fun interactive experiments
Mooney goes wild – resources for mammals, insects and birds
NASA – information on Solar System with child friendly student section 
Science Experiments Around the Home​​

ART
Will Sliney – Drawing Challenge on Twitter and How to Draw videos on youtube
Google Arts and Culture – Have a look around Artistic landmarks including famous Art Gallerys
I am an artist – visual arts initiative aimed at primary school children
Art Attack – creative ideas and activities for children
Kinder Art – art and craft ideas for children of all ages
Incredible Art – ideas for Art activities 
National Gallery of Ireland – National Art Gallery website
NGA Kids – excellent resource for Visual Arts for children